Mediation Center core team members will work with your organization to tailor training programs for your needs; each bring examples and insights from more than twenty-five years of professional experience.

Events and Registration

Mediation Center training can be tailored for organizations or groups. Please call 612-222-0023 for more information.

Event Phone: 612-222-0023

Join us for Networking Coffee to gain insight into the field of mediation, to learn more about mediation training and how to become a mediator. Mediation Center’s trainers and experienced conflict resolution practitioners sit down with you for some coffee and conversation.

  • Networking Coffee
    November 1, 2019
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
Details Price Qty
RSVP - Networking Coffee $0.00 (USD)  

Parenting Time Expeditors and Parenting Consultants (called “Parenting Coordinators” in other states) are used in cases where parents have a lot of conflict about parenting arrangements to reduce the harm that on-going conflict causes to the children. Karen Irvin, PhD, LMFT, and Andrea Niemi, JD, experienced family ADR practitioners, will walk training participants through the steps necessary to become a Parenting Time Expeditor and Parenting Consultant for families in conflict. Gain clarification and understanding of the Parenting Time Expeditor and Parenting Consultant family neutral roles.

  • Parenting Time Expediting/ Parenting Consulting Training
    November 5, 2019 - November 8, 2019
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details Price Qty
Parenting Time Expediting/ Parenting Consulting Training $1,245.00 (USD)   Expired
Parenting Time Expediting/ Parenting Consulting Training $1,345.00 (USD)  

Hone your communication, leadership and conflict resolution skills in our interactive and experiential introduction to the process of mediation. Join us for 30-Hour Civil Mediation Training at Mediation Center, with Aimee Gourlay, JD, and Susan Mainzer, JD, December 4-7, 2019. This course satisfies the training requirements to join the MN Statewide Civil Facilitative Neutrals Roster.

  • 30-Hour Civil Mediation Training
    December 4, 2019 - December 7, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Details Price Qty
30-Hour Civil Mediation Training $1,345.00 (USD)  
30-Hour Civil Mediation Training - Early Registration (through Nov. 13) $1,245.00 (USD)  
30-Hour Civil Mediation Training - Gov't/Non-Profit Employee $1,245.00 (USD)  

with Susan Mainzer, JD and Aimee Gourlay, JD January 27, 28, 29, 30 & 31, 2020 8:00 am – 5:30 pm Early Registration (through Jan. 6): $1,445.00 Cost: $1,545.00 Location: Mediation Center Classroom – Suite 180 7400 Lyndale Avenue South Richfield, MN 55423 36.75 Standard & 3.25 Ethics CLE/ 40 CE credits applied for Rule (more…)

  • 40-Hour Family Mediation Training
    January 27, 2020 - January 31, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Details Price Qty
40-Hour Family Mediation Training $1,545.00 (USD)  
40-Hour Family Mediation Training - Early Registration (through Jan. 6) $1,445.00 (USD)  
40-Hour Family Mediation Training - Gov't/Non-Profit Employee $1,445.00 (USD)  

Join us for accredited 43-Hour Custody Evaluation Training – April 16-18, 23-25, 2020 at Mediation Center in Minneapolis, MN with Karen Irvin, PhD, LMFT, and Jennifer Joseph, JD, both experts in the field. Even with the wide availability of ADR processes, some parents are unable to resolve custody and parenting time disputes. A Custody/Parenting Time Evaluation, when done thoroughly and ethically, can help families, attorneys, and courts resolve these issues. This 43-hour training addresses the “how-to’s” as well as the complexities of the evaluation process- call 612-222-0023 for more information. Continuing Legal Education credits available.

  • Custody Evaluation Training
    April 16, 2020 - May 16, 2020
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Details Price Qty
Custody Evaluation Training - Early Registration (through Mar. 19) $1,595.00 (USD)  
Custody Evaluation Training $1,695.00 (USD)  
Custody Evaluation Training - Gov't or Non-profit Employee $1,595.00 (USD)